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11 Rings – Phil Jackson – Mindfulness of a Zen master

I read Phil Jackson’s 11 Rings again recently. Some of the lessons are profound. Here is a simple presentation with those 11 lessons of a zen master of basket ball. Greatest coach of all times.   11 RINGS – SOUL … Continue reading

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Yahoo Saga – Marissa Mayer: the futurist

https://next.ft.com/content/c8f8176c-5285-11e6-9664-e0bdc13c3bef Its easy for anyone to criticize someone for failures. I think Marissa Mayer @marissamayer was right on so many things that happened at Yahoo. But in the brutal and ruthless tech world, you need to get everything right. Not … Continue reading

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Revenge of Steve Jobs?

Did Steve wanted the whole society to be addicted to seeing the handset 24X7? http://www.medicaldaily.com/cell-phones-make-sleepy-screen-addicted-socially-awkward-students-their-grades-dont-stand-300562 http://www.timeslive.co.za/scitech/2016/04/13/Eight-in-10-teens-nervous-when-separated-from-cellphone People see their iPhones more than 270 times per day!! Will this addiction ever reduce? Only time will tell. Cheers, Giri Devanur Share This:

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Markets did recover (Giri Devanur)

2 months back on Jan 20th , I wrote that Markets will recover My logic was 3 things will happen. China issues will be solved by their market regulator. They brought in a new administrator. Problem postponed:-) Oil prices – … Continue reading

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Markets will recover!

The year is just beginning … Markets are down almost 10%! Reasons given are: China issues Oil prices Fed & interest rates My opinion: China – We never know what the real problem or real solution is. I am fairly confident … Continue reading

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Technology Predictions for 2020

I had written an earlier blog in 2012 about how future will look like in 2015. (http://giridevanur.com/innovation/tech-predictions-for-2015) I got some accurately right and some wrong! Now am sticking out my top 10 predictions for 2020. Self driving cars will still … Continue reading

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Incredibly great speech by Bill McDermott

Mr. Bill McDermott gave an incredible speech at Columbia Club hosted by Center for technology management of Columbia University (http://www.ctm.columbia.edu) and Ameri100 Inc (www.Ameri100.com). Dr. Art Langer interviewed Mr. McDermott about his new book  Winners Dream: A Journey from Corner Store to … Continue reading

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2 ideas for new startups

I know why some of you may think I am just throwing off these ideas. Unless executed well, all ideas are….just ideas. Hence, instead of wasting them away, here I am posting so that some one may get “some other … Continue reading

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iPhone 6 and is Apple stock value at peak? (Giri Devanur)

Being an avid user of Apple and all of its products since 1994 (except Apple TV), I have 3 major problems with iPhone6. If Steve jobs was alive, may be he would have never released this phone to market. 1. … Continue reading

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Winners Dream – A fantastic book

I finished reading SAP CEO Bill McDermott’s book  Winners Dream: A Journey from Corner Store to Corner Office I enjoyed the reading because its simple, straight forward and touches the heart. There is no complicated jargon, no mega theories  and no … Continue reading

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